Tim Miner & Matt Olin

Thoughts on the Arts Funding Discussion

Editorials | April 20, 2021

Last week, City Manager Marcus Jones broadcast a letter about how the City’s plans for arts funding are proceeding.⁣ Read it below. It’s clear that big shifts are underway for Charlotte’s creative community – including a notable $36 million commitmen… read more »

Looking Forward: The Business of Creativity

Editorials | March 31, 2021

This week, we’re stepping out of the kitchen and taking a break from your regularly scheduled Biscuit. We’ll still be covering Charlotte creativity daily on our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook feeds, but with the first quarter of 2021 drawing to a cl… read more »

Equal Time: Nothing But Blue Skies with Xavier Cheek

CLT Creatives, Equal Time, Videos | February 2, 2021

What can you create in five minutes?  We were inspired to ask this question of Charlotte creatives when OrthoCarolina rolled out a new online system that allows you to make an appointment in five minutes or less.  Five minutes. That may not seem like… read more »

Equal Time: 5 Mesmerizing Minutes from Harvi Panchal

CLT Creatives, Equal Time | January 26, 2021

OrthoCarolina has rolled out an online system designed to help you make an appointment in minutes. Five minutes, to be exact. That got us wondering. What could Charlotte creatives make in five minutes? Well, it turns out that when mixed media artist… read more »

Call us crazy, but we’re thankful for 2020

Editorials | November 25, 2020

Prepare yourselves for a massive understatement … No one will ever want to relive 2020. Really going out on a limb there, right? From a rancorous Presidential election to unspeakable acts of racism and injustice, to a pandemic, economic ruin, global… read more »

Breathe. Create. Help Someone. Do it again.

Editorials | November 5, 2020

You likely woke up Wednesday morning to a sea of uncertainty. However you wanted this week to go, it probably didn’t go that way. You may be wondering what to do today … and tomorrow … and the day after that. We’ve all known that critical divisio… read more »

New Fund Established to Invest in Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s Creatives

CLT Nonprofits, Creative News, How To/Resources | September 17, 2020

Charlotte is Creative, Hue House, Arts & Science Council (ASC) and Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) are pleased to announce the Charlotte-Mecklenburg CARES for Arts, Culture & Creativity Fund with a mission to directly invest in and impact… read more »

Biscuit News Crumbs – April 15, 2020

Creative News, Videos | April 16, 2020

On tonight’s episode of The Biscuit News: Crumbs, your favorite virtual anchors Matt Olin and Tim Miner discuss⁣ all the hard-hitting stories you want to know more about. Including: The new suggested unit of distance for social distancing… 1 Keanu… W… read more »

Keep Calm and Create On

Creative News, Editorials | March 31, 2020

“Keep Calm and Carry On.” If you’ve been paying attention over the last few years, you know this phrase and the many, many iterations that have followed. It was originally commissioned by the British government’s Ministry of Information in 1939 as a… read more »

Combined, Hope and Creativity Make the Impossible Possible

Creative News, Editorials | March 22, 2020

Earlier this week, we were listening to a podcast about the Apollo 13 mission. The situation faced by Mission Control was unprecedented. The threat was very real. The outcome was very uncertain. In short, the immediate impact of Oxygen Tank 2 explodi… read more »

We’re all in this together.

Creative News, Editorials | March 20, 2020

PHOTO CREDIT: Steven Lamar We may be apart. But, we’re still together.   The picture above makes us very happy and a little sad, too. It was taken by photographer Steven Lamar at the most recent meeting of CreativeMornings/Charlotte. It was an i… read more »